Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain Now Recommended Before Drugs

On February 14, 2017, the American College of Physicians (ACP) released a clinical practice guideline recommending physicians prescribe massage therapy and other non-opioid interventions for back pain before opioid drugs. This recommendation represents a significant shift in the United States medical community’s guidelines toward massage therapy and pharmaceuticals. According to the Penn State Department of … Continue reading “Massage Therapy for Lower Back Pain Now Recommended Before Drugs”

12 Characteristics of a Top Massage Therapy School

Today, aspiring massage therapists and bodywork professionals can choose from more than 300 accredited massage therapy schools in the United States. You could complete your study faster with an accelerated program or get a traditional four-year degree from a college or university. You could travel overseas to expand your massage therapy knowledge or stay right … Continue reading “12 Characteristics of a Top Massage Therapy School”

Best of 2016: Massagetique‘s Top 10 Massage Therapy YouTube Channels

According to industry data released by the American Massage Therapy Association, more than half of people who get a massage do so for medical reasons. Many people assume massage therapy is all about relieving stress, but massage is also an important part of injury recovery, great for pain management, and helpful for many conditions that … Continue reading “Best of 2016: Massagetique‘s Top 10 Massage Therapy YouTube Channels”

Announcing the Official Launch of Massagetique

We are pleased to announce the official launch of Massagetique, a new online directory of licensed massage therapists and practitioners in the United States. Through Massagetique, we hope to contribute to a healthier, happier world one healing massage at a time. Massagetique was founded by the team at GoodTherapy.org, a mission-based leading online psychotherapist directory. … Continue reading “Announcing the Official Launch of Massagetique